August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Local

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

NO MATTER THE TIME OF YEAR, the Brunswick Area Teen Center benefits from our community’s generosity. Last week, Bangor Savings Bank delivered a brand-new set of Star Wars games. More...

Pingree backs resolution condemning Virginia violence

WASHINGTON   Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, has co-sponsored a congressional resolution condemning the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, calling on President Donald Trump to disavow the support he has received fro More...

Registration open for Tour de Farms

Annual gathering slated for Sept. 30

WISCASSET   Registration is now open for the 18th annual Midcoast Maine Tour de Farms, scheduled for Sept. 30. More...

Man faces sex crime charges

TOPSHAM   A Topsham man was indicted by a Sagadahoc County grand jury this week on 20 counts of alleged sex crimes against a minor.  Robert F. More...

GOLD STAR PRESENTATION

FORTY-EIGHT YEARS AGO, James D. Cressey Jr. made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. In recognition on Aug. More...

Pedestrian hit by car in Topsham

TOPSHAM   A man struck by a car while crossing Foreside Road on Wednesday was taken to a Portland hospital.  According to Topsham police, a 2016 Volvo driven by 52-year-old David Mosley of Topsham was on Foreside Road making a right turn on More...

BOOT DRIVE

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Probe into Harpswell fire continues

HARPSWELL   The state fire marshal’s office continues to investigate the Tuesday night fire that destroyed a vacant house and garage on Irene Avenue on Harpswell Neck.  More...

Brunswick man’s death investigated

BRUNSWICK   The death of a 29-year-old Brunswick man found on a boat in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is being investigated as a possible drug overdose, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.  More...

Vitelli attends issues forum

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Maine Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, recently joined 128 legislators from 36 states at the 2017 National Issues Forum organized by the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators. More...

Pet of the Week

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Harpswell structure destroyed by fire

HARPSWELL   A fire destroyed a structure on Harpswell Neck in Harpswell on Tuesday and remains under investigation.  More...

Bath Landfill fire put out quickly

BATH   A fire broke out at the Bath Landfill on Tuesday, but thanks to some contractors on site the blaze was reported quickly and snuffed out within hours.  Bath Public Works Director Lee Leiner said the fire was reported at about 5 p.m. More...

Kindness Day returns Saturday

BATH   Kindness Day returns to Bath this Saturday for the fourth year in a row.  The now annual event was created by 2015 Morse alumna Bryanna Ringrose — then a junior at the Bath high school.  More...

HRY’s new project manager seeks to help homeless teens

BRUNSWICK   The new project manager for Housing Resources for Youth, a local group aiming to address the problem of homeless high school students in the area, is engaging with the community to help the teens reach their full potential.  More...

Fallen Heroes holding annual run on Sunday

BRUNSWICK   On Sunday, Aug. More...

Downeaster to feature Dome car

BRUNSWICK   Sit back, relax and take in the scenic beauty of northern New England.  Passengers who ride on the Amtrak Downeaster train between Aug. 19 and Sept. More...

CAR FIRE IN BRUNSWICK

BRUNSWICK POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS responded to a Toyota Prius on fire Friday at around 11 a.m. in the parking lot outside of Midcoast Federal Credit Union in Brunswick. More...

Lisbon man charged with terrorizing

LISBON   A Lisbon man was arrested after police say he punched a television and attempted to light a piece of furniture on fire at a residence.  Chase Hunter, 23, was charged with domestic violence terrorizing after turning himself in to L More...

Invasive pest presentation in Topsham

TOPSHAM — Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with Maine Association of Conservation Districts and Maine Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation, will host a free presentation on Wednesday, Sept More...